How to Make Business Casual Fun

When it comes to business casual it can become routine to gravitate toward neutral colors, but you don’t have to! Spicing up your outfits can be easy and fun. Today I will be sharing some tips on making your business casual look fun yet professional. 

Start with the Basics

It’s almost always easier to start off with the basics. For this outfit, I began with a pink blouse by WAYF that I purchased from Nordstrom Rack. If you are looking to build up your business casual wardrobe you should definitely check out the brand WAYF because they have unique and excellent quality tops, dresses, and more. I also wore Long Pixie Pants from Old Navy. These pants come in many different colors and patterns and they are great for business casual. There is one drawback to these pants though, they collect lint like nobody’s business. If you haven’t made it a habit to carry a lint roller with you (It’s actually kind of fun..yes crazy I know) then I would definitely recommend going for their lighter colors because you won’t notice the lint at all! I also went with a pair of Payless’ Comfort Plus Heels. They are affordable, comfortable and you can wear them the whole day without having your feet getting tired. 

Add a Pop of Color

This is where the fun part begins! Choose which item will be your pop of color. Depending on where you work and how strict your dress code is, it can be your blouse, skirt, pants, heels, dress, or even your handbag. Instead of going with these bright pink heels I opted for a bright pink top with nude heels and a matching blazer from Gap. Remember, it’s all about finding the right balance for you. 

Add a Statement Piece

Adding a statement piece can really make your outfit stand out! You can do this by adding a statement necklace, bracelet, earrings, etc. One of my favorite places to get affordable accessories is Burlington Coat Factory. I scored this statement necklace for under $15. I find some of the best statement jewelry for great prices in Burlington’s physical locations (online is alright, but in stores is awesome.) Another plus is that they carry some high end brands like BCBG and Michael Kors. 

I hope you have all enjoyed this post and stay tuned because I have a lot of content coming your way!

XOXO, 


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14 Comments

  1. March 15, 2016 / 4:29 AM

    Dressing business casual is the worst because it feels so stifling! But I love that bright pink in your outfit to add some pop! And adding a statement necklace is one of the best ideas – so easy to just throw it on and it makes all the difference!

    Lauren
    http://oliverstwistblog.com

    • Daisi Ari
      March 16, 2016 / 4:43 AM

      It definitely does! Thanks for stopping by Lauren! 🙂

  2. kayla kruse
    March 15, 2016 / 2:58 PM

    I love how you made your outfit fun for business casual. Great bright pink for the spring. Great selection of statement necklace.

    http://www.kaylasvibrations.com

    • Daisi Ari
      March 16, 2016 / 4:45 AM

      I love experimenting with different colors when it comes to my business casual wardrobe!

  3. Aka Rauny
    March 15, 2016 / 7:25 PM

    Beautiful outfit, loved.
    I love vibrant colors!!!

    "Aka Rauny (@akarauny), social media manager
    http://www.MAIRANNY.com"

    • Daisi Ari
      March 16, 2016 / 4:47 AM

      Me too! Thank you Aka!

    • Daisi Ari
      March 23, 2016 / 11:01 PM

      I just love pops of color! <3

  4. March 21, 2016 / 7:51 AM

    I loved all the tips! Totally agree with adding a pop of color to brighten the look.That neckpiece is definitely a steal 🙂 Thanks for sharing and hope you had a wonderful weekend <3

    Love,
    Monika | http://www.palateforstyle.com

    • Daisi Ari
      March 23, 2016 / 11:01 PM

      I hope you have an amazing week Monika! Thanks for stopping by.

  5. Alyssa Robison
    March 23, 2016 / 7:44 PM

    Someone else knows my Burlington secret!! 🙂 I just LOVE Burlington’s jewelry and the one you have pictured above looks amazing with that pink! I’m always looking for ways to brighten up my work look (without being over the top) and you nailed it. Have a great week, Daisi!

    Alyssa
    http://www.cocktailsandcreatives.blogspot.com

    • Daisi Ari
      March 23, 2016 / 11:02 PM

      Thank you for the sweet comment Alyssa! Isn’t Burlington amazing? I can’t get enough of their accessories.

    • Daisi Ari
      March 28, 2016 / 10:29 PM

      I love to add color to my business looks. There is just so much you can do with a little color!

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